Stop dragging the name of Uhuru into Sonko’s woes

I have been listening to the narrative being peddled around by Mike Sonko and his sympathizers that President Uhuru Kenyatta was behind the former governor’s woes. But while bearing in…

Politicians should stop washing their dirty linen at funerals

I watched the drama that played out recently during the burial in Kisii. This showed that the politicians had not learned any lesson. The plea by religious leaders on them…

Matiangi could pull a surprise if he opts to run for Presidency in 2022 polls

A few days ago, one of the mainstream media [read The Standard] published a story that the preparations by the Abagusii leaders to crown cabinet secretary [CS] Fred Matiangi as…

Will the ‘Wheelbarrow’ party enhance Ruto’s presidential bid?

Lately, Ruto has been openly opposing the handshake, the BBI process, and politicizing the war on corruption. Again, he has not come out strongly to support Uhuru’s Big Four agenda.

By rallying Kikuyus to reject Raila, leaders doing more harm than good to their community

Back to the Githurai incident, I was shocked when I heard what 41 Kikuyu lawmakers, who support the DP, said in a letter to President Uhuru Kenyatta. As a community, we reject Raila Odinga and so we are warning the President to stop imposing him on us.

Sonko’s uncontrolled tongue could land him in big trouble

A few days ago, the former Nairobi governor Mike Sonko left no doubt he was determined to take his battle with Principal Secretary [PS} Karanja Kibicho and the so-called Deep…

Is Kang’ata’s life in danger?

In what was seen as echoing the sentiments of Deputy President William Ruto’s Tangatanga allies drawn from the region, he further noted: The BBI proposals will only be accepted if the leaders supporting the President and those in the DP’s camp put aside their political differences and jointly support the initiative.

LSK move to challenge Kananu’s elevation bound to raise queries

The LSK is lately citing the same grounds in opposing Kananu from assuming the position of Governor. This brings to the fore two questions. Why did they fail to immediately oppose her nomination? Why wait until when the assembly approves her name? Could it turn out the LSK was pushing the agenda of certain political forces?

Will UDA overcome the strong tides of jostling for top positions?

Though some of the MPs fell short of saying that the Ruto will use the UDA ticket to contest the 2022 presidential election, the DP’s earlier remarks in Msambweni were tellingly. We are here to receive Mhesimiwa Fiesal Bader the first-born of the ‘hustler nation’ movement.

Did Kang’ata letter signal his plan to ditch Jubilee and join DP’s ‘wheelbarrow’ party?

Joseph Mutua Ndonga is a Political Analyst and Blogger

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